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1) Marcus XC Press Stories

2) Running Related News and Information

3) Nutrition Related News and Information for Runners

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1) MARCUS XC PRESS STORIES

2015 PRESS STORIES:

  • Going for gold: First-place finish all that matters for Marcus girls cross country team, Star Local Media, Justin Thomas, published November 6, 2015
  • Hebron Boys, Marcus Girls Win 6-6A Races, Lewisville Leader, published October 20, 2015

  • To Myers Park we go: Previewing Monday’s District 6-6A cross country races. Allen American, Published: October 18, 2015
  • 2015 REGULAR SEASON POLL #4, OCT 23, 2015 – – MXC Boys not mentioned, same as previous poll & Girls ranked 2nd, down from 1st. Fellow District 6-6A peers: FMHS Boys not mentioned, down from honorable mention & Girls honorable mention, same as before; Hebron Boys ranked 6th, same as last time & Girls ranked 4th, sames as last time.
  • 6A BOYS 6A GIRLS
    1 The Woodlands 1 Southlake Carroll
    2 Southlake Carroll 2 Marcus
    3 College Park 3 Kingwood
    4 Katy 4 Hebron
    5 Strake Jesuit 5 The Woodlands
    6 Hebron 6 Smithson Valley
    7 Seven Lakes 7 Seven Lakes
    8 Smithson Valley 8 Cinco Ranch
    9 Clear Lake 9 Keller
    10 Oak Ridge 10 Katy
    * Round Rock * Flower Mound
  • 2015 REGULAR-SEASON POLL #3 OCT 2 – MXC Boys not mentioned, down from honorable mention & Girls ranked 1st, same as before. Fellow District 5-5A peers: FMHS Boys honorable mention from 8th & Girls honorable mention, same as before; Hebron Boys ranked 6th, from 9th & Girls ranked 4th, up from 5th; and Allen Boys honorable mention from unmentioned.
  • 6A BOYS 6A GIRLS
    1 The Woodlands 1 Marcus
    2 Southlake Carroll 2 Southlake Carroll
    3 College Park 3 Kingwood
    4 Seven Lakes 4 Hebron
    5 Katy 5 The Woodlands
    6 Hebron 6 Cinco Ranch
    7 Strake Jesuit 7 Seven Lakes
    8 Bowie 8 Smithson Valley
    9 Cinco Ranch 9 Keller
    10 Kingwood 10 Cypress Woods
    * Dallas Jesuit, Flower Mound, Eastwood, Allen * Flower Mound, College Park, Katy
  • 2015 REGULAR-SEASON POLL #2 SEPT 18 – MXC Boys honorable mention, down from 8th & Girls ranked 1st, up from 2nd. Fellow District 5-5A peers: FMHS Boys 8th from honorable mention & Girls honorable mention from unranked; and Hebron Boys ranked 9th, same as last time & Girls ranked 5th, down from 4th
  • 6A BOYS 6A GIRLS
    1 The Woodlands 1 Marcus
    2 Southlake Carroll 2 Southlake Carroll
    3 College Park 3 Kingwood
    4 Strake Jesuit 4 Cinco Ranch
    5 Eastwood 5 Hebron
    6 Katy 6 Seven Lakes
    7 Seven Lakes 7 The Woodlands
    8 Flower Mound 8 Keller
    9 Hebron 9 Cypress Woods
    10 Cinco Ranch 10 Smithson Valley
    * Marcus, Aldine MacArthur, NB Canyon, Allen * Flower Mound, Katy
  • Attitude, experience make Flower Mound Marcus XC confident about 2015. Dallas Morning News, Published: 02 September 2015.

  • Texas CC Coaches 2015 Pre-Season Poll:  MXC Boys ranked 8th & Girls ranked 2nd. Fellow District 5-5A peers: FMHS Boys honorable mention & Girls unranked; and Hebron Boys ranked 9th & Girls ranked 4th
  • Cross country: CCCAT releases 2015 preseason rankings.
  • 2015 PRE-SEASON POLLS
    6A BOYS 6A GIRLS
    1 Southlake Carroll 1 Southlake Carroll
    2 The Woodlands 2 Marcus
    3 College Park 3 Kingwood
    4 Strake Jesuit 4 Hebron
    5 New Braunfels Canyon 5 Cy-Fair
    6 Eastwood 6 Seven Lakes
    7 Cinco Ranch 7 Cinco Ranch
    8 Marcus 8 Cypress Woods
    9 Hebron 9 College Park
    10 Kingwood 10 The Woodlands
    * Dallas Jesuit, Rouse, Oak Ridge * Smithson Valley, New Braunfels, Flower Mound

* 2014 PRESS STORIES:

  • Texas CC Coaches Regular Season #4 Poll Oct. 30, Pre-Region:  MXC Boys ranked 9th (down one from 8th) & Girls ranked 2nd (down one from 1st). Fellow District 5-5A peers: FMHS Girls unranked (no change); and Hebron Boys ranked 10th (down 1 from 9th) & Girls ranked 6th (up 3 from 6th)
  • 6A BOYS 6A GIRLS
    1 Southlake Carroll 1 New Braunfels
    2 College Park 2 FM Marcus
    3 The Woodlands 3 The Woodlands
    4 Katy Seven Lakes 4 Kingwood
    5 Strake Jesuit 5 Southlake Carroll
    6 EP Eastwood 6 Lewisville Hebron
    7 Eagle Pass 7 Smithson Valley
    8 Kingwood 8 Cinco Ranch
    9 FM Marcus 9 College Park
    10 Lewisville Hebron 10 Cy-Fair
  • District 6-6A Cross Country meet results, Allen Leader, October 21, 2014
  • Myers Park beckons: Previewing Tuesday’s 6-6A cross country meet, Allen Leader, October 19, 2014
  • Texas CC Coaches Regular Season #3 Poll Oct. 17:  MXC Boys ranked 8th (up two from 10th) & Girls ranked 1st (up one from 2nd). Fellow District 5-5A peers: FMHS Boys unranked (down 2+ from 8th) & Girls unranked (down 1+ from 10th); and Hebron Boys ranked 9th (down 2 from 7th) & Girls ranked 9th (down 3 from 6th)
  • 6A BOYS 6A GIRLS
    1 Southlake Carroll 1 FM Marcus
    2 College Park 2 New Braunfels
    3 The Woodlands 3 The Woodlands
    4 EP Eastwood 4 College Park
    5 Katy Seven Lakes 5 Kingwood
    6 Strake Jesuit 6 Smithson Valley
    7 Eagle Pass 7 Southlake Carroll
    8 FM Marcus 8 Cypress Woods
    9 Lewisville Hebron 9 Lewisville Hebron
    10 EP Soccoro 10 Cy-Fair
  • Texas CC Coaches Regular Season #2 Poll Sept. 26:  MXC Boys ranked 10th (no change) & Girls ranked 2nd (down 1 from 1st). Fellow District 5-5A peers: FMHS Boys ranked 8th (no change) & Girls ranked 10th (down 5 from 5th); and Hebron Boys ranked 7th (down 1 from 6th) & Girls ranked 6th (no change).
  • 6A BOYS 6A GIRLS
    1 Southlake Carroll 1 The Woodlands
    2 College Park 2 Lewisville Marcus
    3 The Woodlands 3 Kingwood
    4 EP Eastwood 4 College Park
    5 EP Socorro 5 Southlake Carroll
    6 Strake Jesuit 6 Lewisville Hebron
    7 Lewisville Hebron 7 Smithson Valley
    8 Flower Mound 8 New Braunfels
    9 Seven Lakes 9 Cypress Woods
    10 Lewisville Marcus 10 Flower Mound
  • Marcus Cross Country Finishes First, Second at Latest Host Meet

  • Still on top: Flower Mound, Marcus excel at respective cross country meets: http://m.starlocalmedia.com/carrolltonleader/sports/still-on-top-flower-mound-marcus-excel-at-respective-cross/article_edf07c4a-3b02-11e4-809b-cbf64c479da5.html?mode=jqm

  • Texas CC Coaches Regular Season #1 Poll Sept. 12:  MXC Boys ranked 10th (down 6 from 4th) & Girls ranked 1st (up 3 from 4th). Fellow District 5-5A peers: FMHS Boys ranked 8th (up 2 from 10th) & Girls ranked 5th (same); and Hebron Boys ranked 6th (same) & Girls ranked 6th (up 5+ from unranked).
6A BOYS 6A GIRLS
1 Southlake Carroll 1 FM Marcus
2 College Park 2 Kingwood
3 The Woodlands 3 College Park
4 EP Eastwood 4 The Woodlands
5 Katy Seven Lakes 5 Flower Mound
6 Lewisville Hebron 6 Lewisville Hebron
7 EP Socorro 7 Southlake Carroll
8 Flower Mound 8 New Braunfels
9 Strake Jesuit 9 Keller
10 FM Marcus 10 Katy Cinco Ranch
  • Texas CC Coaches PreSeason Poll Aug 15th:  MXC Boys ranked 4th & Girls ranked 4th. Fellow District 5-5A peers: FMHS Boys ranked 10th & Girls ranked 5th; and Hebron Boys ranked 6th & Girls unranked.
6A BOYS 6A GIRLS
1 Southlake Carroll 1 College Park
2 College Park 2 The Woodlands
3 The Woodlands 3 Southlake Carroll
4 Lewisville Marcus 4 Lewisville Marcus
5 El Paso Eastwood 5 Flower Mound
6 Lewisville Hebron 6 Humble Kingwood
7 Timber Creek 7 New Braunfels
8 Del Rio 8 Cypress Woods
9 Keller 9 Smithson Valley
10 Flower Mound 10 Katy Seven Lakes

* 2013 PRESS STORIES:

* 2012 PRESS STORIES:

  • Two MXC Runners Earn All-Nike South Regional Honors: Congratulations to MXC Boys’ runner Logan Hendrix for placing 12th overall and earning 2nd Team All-South Region honors and MXC Girls’ runner Maddy Reed for placing 18th overall and earning 3rd Team All-South Region honors at the Nike South Regional.
  • Three MXC Runners Earn All-State Honors: Congratulations to MXC Girls runners Sydney Brown (9th) and Maddy Reed (10th), and MXC Boys runner Logan Hendrix (7th) for earning All-State honors based on their finishes at this year’s Texas State Championship.
  • Three MXC Runners Earn All-Region I Honors: Congratulations to MXC Girls runners Sydney Brown (6th) and Maddy Reed (7th), and MXC Boys runner Logan Hendrix (4th) for earning All-Region honors based on their finishes at this year’s Regional Championship.
  • Five MXC Runners Named All-District: Congratulations to MXC Girls runners Sydney Brown (1st), Maddy Reed (4th)  and Peyton Brown (8th), and MXC Boys runners Logan Hendrix (2nd) and Evan Durrill (10th) for earning All-District honors based on their top 10 finishes at this year’s District Championship.
  • Cross country: Carroll sweeps state titles, Marcus girls grab bronze By Justin Thomas, jthomas@starlocalnews.com, Published: Friday, November 16, 2012 7:20 PM CST
  • Cross country: Dragons win respective regional titles, Marcus boys and girls advance. By Justin Thomas, jthomas@starlocalnews.com. Published: Saturday, November 10, 2012 12:48 AM CST
  • Cross country: Marching on: Marcus, Flower Mound qualify both boys and girls teams for regionals. By Justin Thomas, jthomas@starlocalnews.com Published: Saturday, November 3, 2012 2:12 AM CDT
  • Texas CC Coaches Final Poll Oct 21st:  MXC Boys ranked 6th (Down 2 from 4th) & MXC Girls ranked 4th (up 1 from 5th). Fellow District 5-5A peers: FMHS Boys ranked 3rd (Up 2 from 5th) & Girls ranked 3rd (up one from 4th); and Hebron Boys ranked 8th (down 1 from 7th) & Girls ranked 8th (down one from 7th). TX 5A BOYS TOP 101 Southlake Carroll; 2 The Woodlands; 3 Flower Mound; 4 Strake Jesuit; 5 Kingwood; 6 FM Marcus; 7 College Park; 8 Lewisville Hebron; 9 Del Rio; and 10 Katy Seven Lakes TX 5A GIRLS TOP 10: 1 Southlake Carroll; 2 The Woodlands; 3 Flower Mound; 4 FM Marcus; 5 Katy; 6 Kingwood; 7 College Park; 8 Lewisville Hebron; 9 Cy-Fair; and 10 Justin Northwest.
  • Texas CC Coaches Poll #3 Oct 4thMXC Boys ranked 4th (Up 1 from 5th) & Girls ranked 5th (up 1 from 6th). Fellow District 5-5A peers: FMHS Boys ranked 5th (Up 1 from 6th) & Girls ranked 4th (no change); and Hebron Boys ranked 7th (Up 2 from 9th) & Girls ranked 7th (no change). TX 5A BOYS TOP 10:  1 Southlake Carroll; 2 The Woodlands; 3 Strake Jesuit; 4 FM Marcus; 5 Flower Mound; 6 Kingwood; 7 Lewisville Hebron; 8 College Park; 9 Del Rio; and 10 Keller Timber Creek TX 5A GIRLS TOP 10: 1 Southlake Carroll; 2 The Woodlands; 3 Kingwood; 4 Flower Mound; 5 FM Marcus; 6 Katy; 7 Lewisville Hebron; 8 College Park; 9 Justin Northwest; and 10 Cy-Fair.
  • Cross country: Marcus boys make case for state ranking By Justin Thomas, jthomas@starlocalnews.com Published: Saturday, October 6, 2012 12:03 AM CDT
  • {Webmaster’s note: This story’s reference to the boys’ team being unrated is a reference to this ranking list from texastrack.com: http://texastrack.com/XC2012/12_state_rankings.htm  This is inconsistent with the Texas CC Coaches poll.}
  • Texas CC Coaches Poll #2 Sept 21stMXC Boys ranked 5th (Up 2 from 7th) & Girls ranked 6th (up 4 from 10th). Fellow District 5-5A peers: FMHS Boys ranked 6th (Up 4 from 10th) & Girls ranked 4th (down 1 from 3rd); and Hebron Boys ranked 9th (Up 2 – not previously ranked in top 10) & Girls ranked 7th (up 4 – not previously ranked in top 10).
  • Cross country: Jaguars, Marauders continue domination. By Justin Thomas, jthomas@starlocalnews.com, Published: Saturday, September 22, 2012 1:06 AM CDT
  • Cross Country: Warding off the rest: Flower Mound runner takes first at the Assault of Eagle Mountain – Marcus does well in Hurst
  • Texas CC Coaches Poll Week 1, September 2nd
  • 5A Top 10 Round-up:  Based in part on results from Marcus I, on September 3rd TxRunning.com’s Alec Aldaco ranks both the MXC Boys and Girls teams at 6th in State. FYI, Flower Mound Girls are ranked 2nd and Boys are ranked 10th. Conspicuously missing are Hebron and Coppell from the top 10 ranking.
  • Cross Country: Dragons Dominate Marcus I InvitationalBy Justin Thomas, jthomas@starlocalnews.com, Published: Saturday, September 8, 2012 1:33 AM CDT. {Note, this article incorrectly IDs Denton Ryan as participating in Marcus I, when in fact Denton Guyer participated. Denton Ryan, not Denton Guyer, is part of the new District 5-5A ~the MXC Webmaster~}
  • ESPN’s 2012 Super 25 Preseason HS Boys National Rankings. Marcus Named #25 in Nation.
  • ESPN’s 2012 Super 25 Preseason HS Girls National Rankings. Marcus Gets Honorable Mention in the South Region.
  • Marcus Juniors Featured in TXRunning.com Top 100 Juniors:  Our very own Adam Steele, Jacob Babbidge and Sydney Brown have been featured as TX HS Junior CC runners to watch, with Sydney making the top 10 HS Girls. This site may require a subscription to have full access rights. The  Best in Class – Top 100 JR Boys can be found at:  http://tx.milesplit.com/articles/90993-best-in-class-top-100-jr-boys. The Best in Class – Top 100 JR Girls can be found at: http://tx.milesplit.com/articles/91085-best-in-class-top-100-jr-girls 
  • TXRunning.com’s All-Time TX HS XC CC Programs story from Summer 2012 is discussed in more detail on the Marcus History/Traditions/Records Page. FYI, Marcus Girls rank 5th, and Marcus Boys rank 14th, All-Time. The site compiles the fastest times in school history at any reported event, and compiles an all time great team for each school. To see the Marcus runners and times that made the Marcus all time team, follow the link above to access the article. We have two runners on the 2012 team who made the MHS XC all-time team.
  • MXC Related Story about Track & Field: Track Realignment Results in Zone Competition Before Districts – Another Round: Area track Meets Added for 2012-13 season BY Andrew Snyder, asnyder@starlocalnews.com Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 11:43 AM CDT http://www.scntx.com/articles/2012/07/11/sports_update/6276.txt Here’s the UIL FAQ on this subject: 2012-13 Area Track Meet – All Conferences Q & A http://www.uiltexas.org/leaguer/article/2012-13-area-track-meet-all-conferences-q-a Post realignment Marcus is now in District 5, which also includes Coppell, Denton Ryan, Lewisville, Lewisville Flower Mound and Lewisville Hebron. The Area Meet will involve Districts 5 and 6. District 6 includes Carrollton Turner, Colleyville Heritage, Euless Trinity, Grapevine, Hurst Bell, Irving, Irving MacArthur, Irving Nimitz and Irving Singley.

* 2011 PRESS STORIES:

District 2011 Varsity

District 2011

2) RUNNING RELATED NEWS AND INFORMATION

3) NUTRITION RELATED NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR RUNNERS

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